Get to The Wharf on the Water
If you’re checking out the region’s waterfront destinations, there’s no better way to travel than by water taxi. Come to The Wharf’s Transit Pier to catch a ride to Georgetown in DC, Old Town Alexandria in Virginia, or National Harbor in Maryland—and enjoy the scenic views of the nation’s capital from the Potomac.
Commute by Water Taxi
The Potomac Riverboat Company is pleased to offer early-morning commuter water taxi routes, beginning Memorial Day 2019. Enjoy a 25-minute traffic-free commute by water from Alexandria to The Wharf and L’Enfant Plaza. Service starts at 6:40 AM and runs until 9:20 PM giving you plenty of flexibility for your workday.
Fares to Georgetown, Alexandria, and National Harbor
One-Way: Adults starting at $10 | Children (Ages 2–11) starting at $7
Roundtrip: Adults starting at $18 | Children (Ages 2–11) starting at $12.60
Season Pass: $199
During the Metro Shutdown in Summer 2019, people who live and work in Alexandria are eligible for commuter reimbursement, bringing cost of a Round Trip Ticket down to $2, and the cost of a 2019 Commuter Pass down to $99. Learn more at the Alexandria, VA Metro Platform Project webpage.
Due to water conditions, the Water Taxi operates March-December each year.
To view the schedule and purchase tickets, visit the Potomac Riverboat Company website.